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Matthew 20:29-34 | WHAT DO YOU WANT ME TO DO FOR YOU?

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WHAT DO YOU WANT ME TO DO FOR YOU?

Matthew 20:29-34
Key Verse 20:32-33

“‘Jesus stopped and called them. ‘What do you want me to do for you?’ he asked. ‘Lord’ they answered, ‘we want our sight.’”

It seemed that no matter how often and what Jesus said about his inevitable suffering and death, the disciples weren’t listening. In the last passage we looked at, as soon as Jesus mentioned his upcoming suffering than John and James tried to negotiate with him for top positions in his kingdom. They hadn’t been listening to his words about the Messiah who had to suffer and die and then be raised from the dead. They didn’t understand that the glory of the Savior would come at the high cost of his suffering and death, and not by taking power by force … Read the rest

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